Mineral Wells, TX

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2022 Population
15,049
0.831% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.9
0.287% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.2%
12.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,529
9.64% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,100
16.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Mineral Wells, TX had a population of 15k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $58,529. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mineral Wells, TX grew from 14,925 to 15,049, a 0.831% increase and its median household income grew from $53,385 to $58,529, a 9.64% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mineral Wells, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), White (Hispanic) (15%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.36%), Other (Hispanic) (5.4%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.97%).

None of the households in Mineral Wells, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.4% of the residents in Mineral Wells, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Mineral Wells, TX was $131,100, and the homeownership rate was 58.6%.

Most people in Mineral Wells, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Mineral Wells, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mineral Wells, TX is home to a population of 15k people, from which 95.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.62% of Mineral Wells, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.15k people).

In 2022, there were 4.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.27k people) in Mineral Wells, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.26k White (Hispanic) and 957 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.4%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.4% of Mineral Wells, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mineral Wells, TX was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mineral Wells, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.27k ± 439
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.26k ± 471
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    957 ± 313
27.9%
Hispanic Population
4.2k people

In 2022, there were 4.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.27k people) in Mineral Wells, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.26k White (Hispanic) and 957 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

27.9% of the people in Mineral Wells, TX are hispanic (4.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mineral Wells, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.62%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.15k people
8.54%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.28k people

As of 2022, 7.62% of Mineral Wells, TX residents (1.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mineral Wells, TX was 8.54%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    385 ± 103
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    132 ± 80
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    98 ± 69

Mineral Wells, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mineral Wells, TX employs 6.4k people. The largest industries in Mineral Wells, TX are Retail Trade (812 people), Manufacturing (774 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (717 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($80,000), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,604), and Public Administration ($60,881).

Occupations

6.4k
2022 Value
± 542
3.28%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mineral Wells, TX grew at a rate of 3.28%, from 6.2k employees to 6.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mineral Wells, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (721 people), Sales & Related Occupations (652 people), and Production Occupations (608 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mineral Wells, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.4k
2022 Value
± 542
3.28%
1 Year growth
± 11.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mineral Wells, TX grew at a rate of 3.28%, from 6.2k employees to 6.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mineral Wells, TX, are Retail Trade (812 people), Manufacturing (774 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (717 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mineral Wells, TX, though some of these residents may live in Mineral Wells, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,292
Median earning men ± $3,828
$26,879
Median earning women ± $2,703

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($93,155), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($87,981), and Public Administration ($71,106).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($45,270), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,912), and Manufacturing ($31,133).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mineral Wells, TX was $131,100 in 2022, which is 0.465 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $112,900 to $131,100, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Mineral Wells, TX is 58.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mineral Wells, TX have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mineral Wells, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mineral Wells, TX is $58,529. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Mineral Wells, TX was Census Tract 7 with a value of $71,406, followed by Census Tract 6 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $60,951 and $56,583.

Property

$131,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,858
$3,053
Median Property Taxes
±$339

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mineral Wells, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mineral Wells, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58.6%
Homeownership
2022
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.6% of the housing units in Mineral Wells, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7
  2. Census Tract 6
  3. Census Tract 5

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mineral Wells, TX was Census Tract 7 with a value of $71,406, followed by Census Tract 6 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $60,951 and $56,583.

The following map shows all of the places in Mineral Wells, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,529
Median Household Income
± $5,835
5.21k
Number of Households
± 452

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.21k households in Mineral Wells, TX grew to $58,529 from the previous year's value of $53,385.

The following chart displays the households in Mineral Wells, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mineral Wells, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.4%)
  2. Carpooled (16.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.44%)

In 2022, 75.4% of workers in Mineral Wells, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (16.4%) and those who worked at home (5.44%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mineral Wells, TX have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.52% of the workforce in Mineral Wells, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mineral Wells, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mineral Wells, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mineral Wells, TX (2.68k out of 14.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mineral Wells, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

81% of the population of Mineral Wells, TX has health coverage, with 35.3% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 9.09% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.25% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Palo Pinto County, TX see 2654 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% increase from the previous year (2625 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3258 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4887 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,654 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Palo Pinto County, TX

Primary care physicians in Palo Pinto County, TX see an average of 2,654 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% increase from the previous year (2,625 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Palo Pinto County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.2% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

19%
Uninsured
35.3%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
9.09%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
1.25%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mineral Wells, TX grew by 13.6% from 16.7% to 19%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mineral Wells, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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